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Radio Feed – Richard Dinnen
Jul 10, 2013 Radio Feed – Richard Dinnen
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All over indigenous Australia, there are people who have returned to live on their traditional country, rather than in towns or communities to which they have no real cultural connection. And there are others working towards that goal. In the 1970s, the idea of going […]
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Jul 8, 2013 Radio Feed – Richard Dinnen
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One of the biggest challenges for Australia’s remote indigenous communities is creating real and meaningful employment. Without it, people become trapped in the downward spiral of welfare dependence, and younger people drift away to larger urban centres, where their future is not always going to […]
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Jun 27, 2013 Radio Feed – Richard Dinnen
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I built quite a few model aeroplanes as a kid. Mostly Airfix kits, and one made from scratch out of balsa wood that actually flew, powered by a small and very noisy engine. I’ll never forget the excitement, the sense of achievement I felt watching […]
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Jun 17, 2013 Radio Feed – Richard Dinnen
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You’ll find the town of Yarrabah about an hour’s drive south-east of Cairns – an indigenous community of some 2500 people, established in the 1890s when Anglican missionary Ernest Gribble encouraged the area’s indigenous people to move to the site of the present-day town. By […]
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Jun 13, 2013 Radio Feed – Richard Dinnen
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In June of 1770, the British vessel HMS Endeavour was sailing along the far north Queensland coast. Captain James Cook and his crew had travelled far since leaving England in August 1768. Their luck was not with them this day and the Endeavour struck a […]
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Jun 13, 2013 Radio Feed – Richard Dinnen
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Cooktown is one of my favourite far north Queensland towns. It sits on the banks of the Endeavour River, about a four hour drive from Cairns on the now sealed-all-the-way Mulligan Highway. The town began as a port for the Palmer River gold rush in […]
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Jun 12, 2013 Radio Feed – Richard Dinnen
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Our radio station, ABC Far North, covers a huge area of Queensland. Our listening area is just a bit bigger than the state of Victoria. In many areas, we’re the only local station, and there are still places where you can’t hear us, or anything […]